Sherwood is getting set for a bumper Week of Action which will focus on issues raised by local residents in the area.

From Saturday 21 February until Saturday 7 March, there will be a multi-agency approach tackling important issues that local residents have said need addressing in the area.

Activities planned include:

• Two free dog micro chipping events on Saturday 21 February and Saturday 7 March, at Woodthorpe Park, Woodthorpe Drive from 11am – 3pm, courtesy of the Dogs Trust.
• Speeding operations in the area
• Speedwatch Car Demo. Residents will be given the opportunity to join a team which will monitor speed using a camera to identify those that are speeding so that warning letters or fines can be sent out
• Licensing checks
• Fly tipping/Litter Operations
• Dog Fouling Operations with extra visits from Nottingham City Council’s FIDO Team
• Deep clean of grot spot areas
• Parking enforcement on limited wait bays
• Parking enforcement around schools
• Community Ward Walk on Edwards Lane Estate on Thursday 5 March at 9.30am – meet on the corner of Alderton Road and Edwards Lane
• Themed Youth, play and children’s centre activities
• Two school education visits
• One to one Employment Support – help with CV writing /updating, job search and applications on Monday 2 March 12midday until 2pm and Friday 6 March 11am until12.30pm at Sherwood Enterprise Centre, 486 Mansfield Rd

Councillor Nicola Heaton, Portfolio Holder for Community Services at Nottingham City Council, said: “Our Weeks of Action address local issues, raised by local people, across areas in the city. Over the next two weeks teams from Nottingham Council, Community Protection and Nottinghamshire Police will work together to make a real difference real difference to the community in Sherwood.”

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